Tag Chronic pericardial effusion
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CXR Case 157

A 79 year old female with a history of atrial fibrillation and hypertension presents with increasing dyspnea. Interpret the evolving CXR's
eponym LITFL 340

Pierre Barrère

Pierre Barrère (1690 - 1755) was a French physician and naturalist. He published works in medicine, presenting cadaveric dissections and detailed descriptions of pathologies such as pericardial effusion
Franz Zehetmayer (1813 - 1846) 340

Franz Zehetmayer

Franz Zehetmayer (1813 - *1846) was an Austrian physician. Pericarditis, pericardial effusion and the genu-pectorale position
Edgard Hirtz (1849 - 1916) 340

Edgard Hirtz

Edgard Hirtz (1849 - 1916) was German born, French trained physician. Hirtz Sign (1911) ore knee-chest position in pericardial effusion
Josef Leopold Auenbrugger von Auenbrugg (1722 – 1809) 340

Leopold Auenbrugger

Leopold Auenbrugger von Auenbrugg (1722 – 1809). Austrian Physician who described the use of chest percussion in the diagnosis of respiratory disease.
Ernst Ludwig Heim (1747 - 1834) 340

Ernst Ludwig Heim

Ernst Ludwig Heim (1747 - 1834) was a German physician and naturalist. Heim-Kreysig sign (1816) adherent pericarditis